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The state board of eqnalization has raised the valuation of property in the State to Sl.130,000.000, as against a valuation of 8045,450,000 in 1SS6, an inorease in five years of S1S4.550.000. Houffhton was the only county assessed at full cash value, 2,641,894, by its county board. The following is the equalization by counties: Alcona ..8 1.503.000 Lake 8 1.503,000 Alger Í.600.000 Lapier 14,000.000 Allegan 1(1.003,000 Leelanawa.. 1,250,000 Alpcna fi.duo.000 Lenawee.... 30.000,000 Antrim 3,000.000 Livingston. . 16,000.000 Arenac Luce 2,000.000 Baraga 2,030,000 kackinao ... 2,000,000 Barry 15.000.CXX) Macomb .... 18,500,000 Bay 87,000.000 Mant stee.... 9,000,000 Benzie 2,000.003 Manitou 100,000 Berden 18,000.003:Marquette .. 23.000.000 Branch Mason 4,500,00(1 Calhoun 80,000,003 Mecosta 5,000,000 Cass 19,000.000 Mc-nomincc 12,000,000 Cifarlevoix.. 3,500,000 Midland 2,000,030 Choboycan. . 4,00O.O15IMissaukee .. 3.000,000 Chippéwa... 5,000,000 Monro 10,5110.000 Clare 2,500.00.) Montcalm... 16,000.000 Clinton 19,000.000 M'tmorency. 1,000,009 Crawford.... LMMLOOSjMuskepcon... 13,000,000 Delta 4,000.000 Newaygo.... 4,500,000 Eaton 80,000,000 Oakland 39,600,000 Emmett 3,000.00 lOcean 4,500,000 Genesee i.T,,003.000;Ogemwa .... 2,000,000 Gladwin 2.(XXj,000Ontonagon.. 2,000,000 Gogebic 15,003,000 Osoeola 4,000,000 Gd. Traverse 4,50 da 1,000,000 Gratiot . ... 10,000,000 Ötsego 2,500,000 Hillsdalc... 89,000.000OUawa 15,,0a0 Houghton... 40.000.00Q Presqne Isle 1,503,000 Huron 8,000.0j0,Roscommon. 1,500,000 Ingham 21.000,010 Sapinaw 37,000,000 lonia 19,000.ü0-hS:inil;i 8,000,000 Iosco 5.000,000 Sohooloraft . 3.500,000 Iron 6.030.000 Sliiawassee. 17.000,000 Isabella 6,000,000 81. Clair.... 90,000,000 ÏBle Koyale. 103,000 St. Joieph.. 20.000,030 Jiickson 81,000,000Tusoola .... 10,500,000 Kalamazoo . S7.003.000; Van Baren.. 15,000,000 Kalkaska. .. 81700,000! Wuhtenaw. 31.000,000 Kent 60,000,000!Wayne 190.000.000 Keweenaw.. 8,000,000) Wezford 4,000,000 Tliey Kncuurage Iawlcasncss. Thirty-ninc salourikeepcrs were fined 840 and cost eoch in the circuit court at Marquette for saloons open July 4. In imposing the fines, Judge Stone expressed regret that he could not in equity impose a severer penalty, as the real olïendera were not before him in bis official eapacity. Some of th leading citizens of Marquette had puaranteed the saloonists immunity from prosecution, for violating the law reglllating the liquor traffic on holidays, on conditioa that they would subscribe liberally to the celebration fund, thus a spirit of lawlessness. Milk Without Oom A stook company is soon to p formed at Kalamazoo for the purptsL of supplying Chicago and that ottjr peymuncntly with milk, and espccially during the world's fair. Mr. Parker, of Grand Rapids, has suceeeded in making a preparation from corn, a pint of which added to four gallons of water and four gallons of milk makes a mixture impossible to be distinguished from pure milk. It was thouffht to be nutritious and could be delivered at Chicago at seven cents per gallon. The difference in taste could not be detected. Cracked the Safe. Cracksmen shattered the safe of J. S. Stearns, at Stearns' siding-, 6 miles west of Ualdwia, and secured a little over 81,000 and started south. The bilis were fresh and of the new series of tens and twenties. The men were twenty-four hours too late, as the day before was pay day, and over S4,00ü was paid out. The men were evidently professionals, and doubtless knew the firm had a large sum in its possession. Wants $100,000 Damages. Mrs. Etnily T. McDonnell, of Port Hurón, has uommenced a suit against the Grand Trunk Railway Company for damages. On June 30, lS'.w, Mr. and Mrs. McDonnell wero going to Niágara Falls. W'hen naar Cape Town the parlor ear jumped the track and rolled down an embankmetrt and Mr. McDonnell was killed and his wife internally injured. Workmen were engaged repairing the track at the time. Short but Novray Itwius. The body of a man, evidently a sailor, was washed ashore at Lexington. The Tittabavvasssa lioom Company has rafted over OÜ.OOJ.OOO feet of logs this season, ;uil lias 60,000,000 to 75,000,000 yet to come out. Rev. William Duniont was to have deli%'ered a lecture at Kalamazoo, but he left with tbc 100 receipts without fulülling hls contract. Col. V. M. il. Holloway, of Hillsdale, died at the age of 'ü. He was the democratie Domine' rnor of Michigan in 18Í R. S. McKee, city treasurer oí Charlotte and momber of the hardware firin of Wyman & McKee, died of heart disease after au illness of five days. Capt. Frederick S. Dodge. of Detroit, a retired army officer, uoinmitted suicide by shooting himself thi-ough the brain. lle was "1 years old and had been deranged in inind some years. The schooner C. II. Burtou, ore laden, was beached near Dunc m City, having1 sprang a le. ik daring heavy weather. While Andrew Simmons was speedIng bis trotter, Browu Dan, on the race course at Richmoad. the animal stumbled and broke its neck. lÜ.shop Foley, of Detroit, conducted the dedieatorv services of the Lefevre institute at Kalamazoo, a large Catholic instituticm. Alexander Xrveau. livinK in the First ward of liay City, shot and killed his wife and then fatally shot himself. Neveau was 85 years of age and his wife but 17. They were married July 15 last, but have nev.-r lived happily together. Jealousy wa.s given as the motive of the crime. The body of Tom Ellison, of Onekaïiui, was foimd upon the beach near Frankfort. A sma'l boat carne ashore previous to findiny, aftd it was supposed to have been Ellison's. A heavy frost at East Tawas did n-at damaLe to vinos, and potatoe would not be btlf a erop. Many fields of oats would not pay for liarvesting. The hay erop was the lihtest for yeanu The latest roturns from thrashers reccivoil ly the seoretary of state indicatei that Michian's total ivheat erop will exceed -i8,0UU,üU0 bushels, instead of lfss thuii - bnsbels, as estiïnat .-cl two weeks azo.


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